Argentine Carnegie Library

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Argentine Branch Library
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Argentine Carnegie Library is located in Kansas
Argentine Carnegie Library
Location Kansas City, KS
Coordinates 39°4′26.92″N 94°39′39.33″W / 39.0741444°N 94.6609250°W / 39.0741444; -94.6609250Coordinates: 39°4′26.92″N 94°39′39.33″W / 39.0741444°N 94.6609250°W / 39.0741444; -94.6609250
Built 1916
Architect William W. Rose, David B. Peterson
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 86000919[1]
Added to NRHP April 30, 1986

The Argentine Branch Library, sometimes known as the Argentine Carnegie Library was located at 2800 Metropolitan Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas. It was built by Rose and Peterson (Architects). It was deemed as one of the KCK's historic landmarks on March 28, 1985. It was placed in the Register of Historic Kansas Places on November 23, 1985, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 30, 1986.

The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library has moved the collections and staff from Argentine to the new SOUTH BRANCH, at 3104 Strong Ave., a few blocks to the west and north, which opened Sep 26, 2012. The library has turned over the building to the Kansas City, Kansas USD 500.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 

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